As I write this first President’s Message, I find myself reflecting on who we are and what we contribute as safety professionals. I have heard many OSH professionals say that what we do is not a job, it is a noble calling. As safety professionals, we take immense pride in knowing that our work’s primary purpose is to prevent people from being injured or made sick from their work.
The American Industrial Hygiene Association® (AIHA) honored the contributions of Past President Christine A.D. Lorenzo, CIH, on May 26, 2016 at the 2016 American Industrial Hygiene Conference and Exposition (AIHce) in Baltimore, Maryland. Lorenzo has been integral in building upon the Association's 77-year legacy.
Norman W. Henry, III, CIH, was honored at this year's American Industrial Hygiene Conference and Exposition (AIHce) with the 2016 AIHA President's Award. This prestigious award, which is determined solely by the president of AIHA, is presented to awardees in recognition of their dedication to the industrial hygiene profession, at the President's Reception held at the annual AIHce.
The Center for Safety and Health Sustainability has released a Best Practice Guide for Occupational Health and Safety in Sustainability Reports, which provides occupational health and safety (OHS) professionals with metrics and best practices in OHS sustainability reporting.
The American Industrial Hygiene Association® (AIHA) inducted Steven E. Lacey, PhD, CIH, CSP, at AIHce as the new President of AIHA's Board of Directors at the Annual Business Meeting on May 26, during the 2016 American Industrial Hygiene Conference and Exposition (AIHce) in Inner Harbor Baltimore, Md.
Golden age is a term used to describe periods of time in which great achievements were realized. For example, 500 to 300 B.C. is known as the golden age of ancient Greece because of the many great advances in philosophy, literature, art and government made during that time.
Of course you’re going to hear this at an EHS conference like the AIHce. But like many professions, the EHS ranks have not recovered completely from the sometimes draconian cuts suffered during the Great Recession of 2007-2008.
The American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) Nominations & Elections Committee has announced the results of the 2016 Society Election.
Voting in the 2016 election ended on March 31 with a 14.5% voter return.